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Choosing And Preparing For High School

Choosing And Preparing For High School I am not emotionally prepared for my first born to go to high school, so thank you, readers, for humoring me as I process this life changing stage through the writing of this post. Most importantly, I thought I was doing the right thing by letting my son have […]

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New R. Kelly Accuser Says Abusive Relationship Began When She Was Only 16!

A Michigan woman has come forward alleging she had a six-year sexual relationship with R. Kelly… …when she was just 16 years old! Danielle Williams, now 36, told WGN News her story Thursday evening, revealing yet another significant set of allegations against the disgraced R&B singer. Related: R. Kelly’s Own Daughter SLAMS Her ‘Monster’ Father! Williams says she […]

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Parenting

Why Our Teens Have Flip Phones

“We are the only kids that don’t have smartphones at school!” insisted my four children when we moved to Oregon two years ago. Even my 1st grade son had children in his class with the latest and greatest smartphones at that time. I recall a similar conversation from my own childhood revolving around getting a […]

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Before You Let Your Tween Or Teen Get An Instagram Account, Read This

With its pretty pictures and funny challenges, Instagram is supposed to be the “safe” social media network for teens. Unlike Snapchat’s secret disappearing messages, everything you do on Instagram is out in the public. Facebook is for old people. Twitter is filled with neo-Nazis and angry misogynists. YouTube can get downright weird. Basically, all of […]

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Boys Struggle With Body Image Issues Too

​If you’re a woman, chances are there was a point in your life when you began critiquing your physical appearance—your weight, your hips, your stomach, your thighs. For some girls, it’s a non-issue and they grow up with a healthy view of their body. For others, it can spiral into severe eating disorders and body […]

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Psychology Around the Net: August 18, 2018

Happy Saturday! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers tech companies using persuasive design to get kids racking up more screen time, a new startup designed to help people find mental health care more quickly and affordably, how dating apps have the potential to be both helpful and hurtful, and more. Tech Companies Use ‘Persuasive […]

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Motherhood

5 Rules for Dating My Son

Image Credit There will be a day your children will date. A special someone will be interested in your child. Get ready moms! The good news is there are some ways to prepare yourselves, especially if you have sons. Check out these 5 Rules for Dating My Son over at iMOM. Learn how to set proper […]

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